Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Gold Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

22133

Date of Accreditation

10 Oct 2014

Address

2/3 Distribution Avenue
Molendinar, QLD 4214
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Chad Whatley P: +61 (07) 55688900

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Gold Coast Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Establishment of annex facilities Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Weak particles contaminants Settling; Sieve analysis AS 1141.32;  AS 1141.33
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper AS 1141.14; AS 1141.15; AS 1141.20.1; AS 1141.20.2; AS 1141.20.3; AS 1141.21; AS 1141.22
MR (Qld) Method Q201;
MR(Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value; Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.21, AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone AS 1012.3.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength; Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Cylinder; Dimensions; Water displacement AS 1012.9; AS 1012.12.1; AS 1012.12.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory AS 1012.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Correlation

MR (Qld) Method Q010

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index Cone

AS 1289.3.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1;
MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Liquid limit Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.1, MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Moisture content Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.4

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Characteristic field density values; Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289 5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q020; MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289 5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289 5.4.1

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289 5.4.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289 5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289 5.7.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q114B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q121

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q101; MR(Qld) Method Q101A;  MR(Qld) Method Q101B; MR(Qld) Method Q101C; MR(Qld) Method Q101D; MR(Qld) Method Q101E

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Sample preparation UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Field mix; UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A; MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete AS 1012.1
Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060; MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q050

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